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Afghan marble traders sign multiple contracts at Indian tradeshow

Several USAID beneficiary traders of marble, onyx and lapis from Afghanistan signed a number of contracts this week with international buyers at the India Stone Mart, the country’s largest stone industry exposition. The event was held from February 2-5 at

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Afghan carpet traders sign major deals at Domotex Trade Fair

Sixteen of Afghanistan’s top carpet and rug traders showcased their finest samples and signed a number of major deals with international buyers at Domotex, a leading tradeshow for the floor coverings industry. The tradeshow, held from January 14-17 at the

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Afghanistan participates in International Trade Fair

Thirty-three of Afghanistan’s leading wholesale traders of fresh and dried fruits, carpets, marble and jewelry are expected to strike major deals at the India International Trade Fair (IITF), underway November 14-27 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. It is India’s largest

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Afghan traders protest at Kabul Airport over transfer of goods

A number of Afghan traders protested in front of the Hamid Karzai International Airport in capital Kabul  on Saturday over transfer of goods which is monopolized by a single company. The protestors criticized the Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation

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Kandahar traders approach Turkey to expand Afghan trade to Europe

Traders in southern Kandahar province urged the Turkish envoy, Ali Sait Akin, to help Kandahar dried and fresh fruits reach Europe markets through Turkey. Akin was visiting Kandahar province upon invitation from the Kandahar Chamber of Commerce in Kandahar city,

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Afghan traders accuse Pakistan of increasing cargo traffic rates

Afghan traders in the southern zone are enraged by the sudden increase in cargo traffic rates at Pakistan’s Karachi Port. As many as 2,000 containers loaded with food and non-food items are stuck at the Karachi port over the past

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Fruits worth USD 59mn exported from Kandahar

As many as 53 tons of fresh and dried fruits worth USD 59mn have been exported from southern Kandahar province to foreign countries this year, compared with last year’s 46 tons of exports worth USD 56mn. The 30 percent increase

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Afghan traders are still asked for illegal money at Torkham port

Afghan truckers and traders have complained that they were still asked to pay illegal money under various pretexts at the Torkham dry port in eastern Nangarhar province. Although the acting governor Mohammad Hanif Gardiwal has claimed the issue has been

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Afghan traders are still asked for illegal money at Torkham port

Afghan truckers and traders have complained that they were still asked to pay illegal money under various pretexts at the Torkham dry port in eastern Nangarhar province. Although the acting governor Mohammad Hanif Gardiwal has claimed the issue has been

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Afghan traders are still asked for illegal money at Torkham port

Afghan truckers and traders have complained that they were still asked to pay illegal money under various pretexts at the Torkham dry port in eastern Nangarhar province. Although the acting governor Mohammad Hanif Gardiwal has claimed the issue has been

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Afghan traders are still asked for illegal money at Torkham port

Afghan truckers and traders have complained that they were still asked to pay illegal money under various pretexts at the Torkham dry port in eastern Nangarhar province. Although the acting governor Mohammad Hanif Gardiwal has claimed the issue has been

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60% increase in Afghanistan’s agricultural products exports

Afghanistan Ministry of Commerce and Industries have reported a 60% increase in Afghanistan’s agricultural products exports. Minister Anwar-ul-Haq Ahadi cited suitable climate and improvement in Afghan products’ packing quality as the factors behind the boost in the exports of agri

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60% increase in Afghanistan's agricultural products exports

Afghanistan Ministry of Commerce and Industries have reported a 60% increase in Afghanistan’s agricultural products exports. Minister Anwar-ul-Haq Ahadi cited suitable climate and improvement in Afghan products’ packing quality as the factors behind the boost in the exports of agri

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Afghan traders face attacks on the Kabul-Kandahar highway

Traders have informed the Wolesi Jirga about the onslaughts on the Kabul-Kandahar highway that have resulted in the death of 6 drivers and burning of 250 trucks with commercial goods over the past 6 months. According to the Pajhwok Afghan

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8 Kazakh companies signed contracts with Afghan companies

Following the “Kazakhstan-Afghanistan business-to-business matchmaking” meeting, eight Kazakh companies signed contracts worth USD 5mn with Afghan companies. “I have established a great contact with an Afghan trader for exporting butter to Afghanistan. This is just the beginning. We invite our

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Afghan traders seek alternative transit routes amid tensions with Iran and Pakistan

Afghan traders have approached the government to find alternative transit routes to carry out their businesses. This comes as Afghan traders are constantly facing problems from the neighboring countries, Iran and Pakistan. Holding a meeting in Herat city, the traders

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Afghan traders face problem at the Hairatan Port

Officials of the Balkh city said Afghan traders are still facing problems at the Hairatan Port, border between Afghanistan and Uzbekistan, after four months of conflict. Head of the Balkh Chamber of Commerce and Industries Dr. Mohammad Hashim said exporting

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Traders strike in Herat province

Traders in Herat province protested against the Council of Ministers’ decision on the collection of municipality taxes from Afghan traders at cities’ entry points. They said the decision denotes the extent of corruption that exists in Afghanistan and warned they

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Afghan traders accuse the government for the soaring prices

In retaliation to the government’s decision on the collection of taxes at entry points, Afghan traders protested and halted supplying goods to major cities. The number of trucks stranded at the gates has increased from 3000 to 6000, according to

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Afghan traders protest at Sher Khan dry port

Nearly a hundred Afghan traders gathered on Monday at the Sher Khan Dry Port, where hundreds of their vehicles carrying sugar, tangerines, vegetables and fruits are stopped by the customs department. The protestors accused the customs department for hampering their

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Afghan traders face hurdles from Iran and Pakistan

Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) says that Pakistan does not act in accordance to the latest transit agreement signed between the two nations. Although Ministry of Commerce and Industries speaks of 70% of the problems resolved between Kabul

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Kunduz to have its first commercial town

Work on a commercial town, providing residential houses and business plazas, was inaugurated in the Sher Khan dry port in northern Kunduz province, near the border with Tajikistan. Speaking at the inaugural event, Minister of Commerce and Industries Anwarul Haq

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Iran allows Nimroz bound trucks to pass the border

Iran has allowed Afghan cargo trucks bound to Nimroz to cross into Afghanistan after having them stopped plying through Bandar abbas to Nimroz. Iran had alleged the Afghan truck drivers for smuggling fuel to Afghanistan, something Afghan drivers have denied

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Afghan traders to get lands in industrial park

Minister of Commerce and Industries Dr. Anwarul Haq Ahadi announced on Thursday that the distribution of land plots to traders in Hesar-e-Shahi industrial parks in eastern Nangarhar province will begin soon. The ministry planned to construct a large petroleum storage

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